This Is a Horrifying Video of Walmart Employees Tossing iPads Around Like Basketballs

By Jamie Condliffe on at

This video, posted to YouTube yesterday, purports to show three Walmart employees shuffling stock in the warehouse of a store in Kentucky. While we're many miles away from a Walmart over here, and yes, it's unclear how representative it is, it may be enough to put you off buying electronics from similarly big chains.

The bearded guy opens the video by explaining "this is why you don't buy an iPad from Walmart", before he and his colleagues throw stock around the place, deliberately throwing boxes on the floor at times. It's tough to make out if those are iPad boxes in the video, so it's difficult to 100 per cent prove its veracity.

But if the video is real, it's kind of unbelievable that people would treat electronics like this. Also, if it is genuine, it's likely these guys won't have a job for much longer. Even if they're just throwing around an empty box, though, knowing that staff with an attitude like this are handling products you're stumping up hundreds of pounds for is difficult to stomach -- even if you think the iPads deserve it. [YouTube via Reddit]